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  • Florida's sinkhole shakedown: Insurers' new pitfall

    Florida's sinkhole shakedown: Insurers' new pitfall
    We can't catch a break. If the wind isn't howling from hurricanes, the ground must be collapsing from sinkholes. Hence, the latest insurance crisis in Florida, where homeowners, public adjusters and attorneys are clamoring for settlement checks for...
  • Henry Segerstrom: Arts centric

    Henry Segerstrom: Arts centric
    That guy Jack, of beanstalk fame? He was small potatoes. If you want real magic from beans, look no further than what has become of the lima bean and dairy empire of Orange County's Segerstrom family. It morphed into the gold of commercial real estate,...
  • Book review: Man Martin’s “Paradise Dogs”

     
    By Tod Caviness In the sweet prologue to “Paradise Dogs,” postwar widow Evelyn Winston falls in love on a trip to Florida. On a mission to secure a house, she ends up bagging a husband as well: a homely realtor named Adam Newman. During the...
  • Man Martin’s “Paradise Dogs” set in a very familiar place

     
    In case you missed this book review of Man Martin’s “Paradise Dogs” on our Orlando Arts Blog. I thought I'd serve it up again here. Does†anyone recognize the Orlando restaurant iconic sign image from the cover? By Tod Caviness In the...
  • Orlando’s moment in the documentary ‘Page One’

     
    Andrew Rossi didn't realize that one of the more infamous snippets of video that he used in his documentary, “Page One: Inside the New York Times,” came from Orlando. A live-mike faux pas by Sam Zell, who had just taken over the company,...
  • Billy Bob Thornton's daughter gets 20 years in godchild's death

     
    Billy Bob Thornton's estranged daughter Amanda Brumfield was sentenced to 20 years in prison for the 2008 death of her 1-year-old goddaughter. Billy Bob Thornton reportedly hadn't talked to Amanda Brumfield for "a substantial number of years," his rep...
  • Jamie Oliver: Food fighter

    Jamie Oliver: Food fighter
    Jamie Oliver presses a "happy cow" veggie burger on me with the fervor of a believer handing out religious pamphlets. He asks me whether I love it, but his smile is pure certainty that I will -- and even love him for making it. He's stepped out from the...
  • Dawson: Great customer service (continued)

     
    Here are reader nominations for my†Thanksgiving Week salute to great businesses that I did†not have room for in the newspaper: One of the instrument gauges on my 2004 Chevy truck quit working.† I had a letter from GM that said if this happened up to 60,...
  • Naming rights grow as government budget filler

     
    We're all familiar with the business of naming rights. A corporation pays big bucks to put its name atop a professional or college  sports arena in exchange for exposure on television and other marketing strategies. That type of transaction is spreading....
  • The Power of the Online Community

     
    Here's a guest blog from Katie Lister of Vantage Communications, which has an Orlando office.  She writes about how social media can be a direct route between businesses and consumers. The Power of the Online Community By: Katie Lister of Vantage...
  • Zero DS: An electric commuter, on two wheels

     
    Plug-in electric cars have been headline news for the better part of a year, with the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt finally entering the market as production cars. It's an unfortunate reality that mass-produced plug-in electric motorcycles, which have been.....